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Road closure updates following major windstorm in Seattle area

Please note: this blog has been updated as more information became available and crews worked to safely reopen key roadways and travel routes following the recent windstorm event. Last updated: 10:25 a.m. on Wednesday, October 27, 2021. UPDATE: The South Park Bridge and E Marginal Way S have been fully… [ Keep reading ]

Our Quarterly Update on Reconnect West Seattle

Reconnect West Seattle was borne out of the unexpected closure of the West Seattle Bridge, which affected West Seattle and the nearby Duwamish Valley communities in many, varied ways. Through Reconnect West Seattle, we have a vision to restore travel across the Duwamish to similar levels seen before the bridge closure and, at the same time, reduce the… [ Keep reading ]

New travel options: walk, bike, roll, or take transit to the new Climate Pledge Arena in Uptown!

Summary: Walk, bike, or roll to the next Climate Pledge Arena event: We’ve been busy installing several new connections to help people safely and more easily travel to the new arena, and move through the Uptown neighborhood. Ride transit to the new arena: Transit is a great option too –… [ Keep reading ]

West Seattle Bridge Community Task Force Meeting #24

On Thursday, October 14, we held the 24th West Seattle Bridge Community Task Force (CTF) Meeting. You can watch the meeting in full by clicking the below link: West Seattle Bridge Community Task Force Meeting #24 In the meeting, we held a dedicated moment of silence for three community members recently killed in traffic collisions. … [ Keep reading ]

LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK | Addressing flooding in South Park in partnership with Seattle Public Utilities

Summary: The City of Seattle is starting work to install improved drainage and pipe systems in the South Park neighborhood, to better address recurring flooding and stormwater management challenges in the neighborhood. Streets will be repaved and some gravel streets will be upgraded to pavement. In addition, sidewalks and street… [ Keep reading ]

LEVY DOLLARS AT WORK | Now open to riders: New 4th Ave protected bike lane through downtown Seattle is officially complete – come check it out!

Summary: This past weekend, crews completed the final sections of the new 4th Avenue protected bike lane through downtown Seattle, with connections to the broader Center City Bike Network in and around downtown Seattle. This project was made possible with tax dollars from the Levy to Move Seattle. Thank you,… [ Keep reading ]

We are honored to build a bridge bearing John Lewis’ name

“Let’s build bridges, not walls.” -Martin Luther King, Jr. Editor’s note: This blog post was collaboratively authored by many on the SDOT team, including members of our Black Employees Support Team (BEST), Salma Siddick, Matthew Howard, Dan Anderson, and editing support from Ethan Bancroft. Building bridges is one of the… [ Keep reading ]

Travel Advisory: Closure at the intersection of 15th Ave NE and NE 65th St from October 1 – October 4

We will be demolishing and repaving the 15th Ave NE and NE 65th St intersection from Friday, October 1 to Monday, October 4. This closure will affect eastbound and westbound traffic on NE 65th St  If you are driving, please plan ahead before heading out on the roads in the area.   Work will occur on the east side and west side of the… [ Keep reading ]

Local and national leaders celebrate the start of construction for the new Madison – RapidRide G Line, which will connect some of Seattle’s densest neighborhoods with frequent, reliable transit in 2024

Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan and King County Executive Dow Constantine welcomed Federal Transit Administration Administrator Nuria Fernandez to Seattle today, as they joined other local leaders and congressional delegates at a groundbreaking event to celebrate the start of construction on the Madison – RapidRide G Line. This bus rapid transit (BRT)… [ Keep reading ]

New! ‘Flip Your Trip West Seattle’ encourages use of transit, vanpool, shared bikes and scooters during the West Seattle Bridge closure

Starting today, people who live or work in West Seattle can visit FlipYourTrip.org to sign up for a comprehensive travel options program that includes a $25 sign-up bonus for free rides on transit and scooter/bike-share, or free vanpool fares. The program also offers trip planning assistance, special informational events, as well as an opportunity to earn more free rides. We launched Flip Your Trip West Seattle to support people in getting around without driving… [ Keep reading ]